9:44 PM EDT, May 24, 2012
Michelle Tumolo, Syracuse
Senior, Mullica Hill, N.J., attacker
Tumolo scored the last of her four goals with five seconds left to complete a 17-16 Orange comeback victory over North Carolina in an NCAA tournament quarterfinal Saturday. The Tewaaraton Award finalist had a hand in all three goals scored by the Orange as it rallied from down 16-14 in the final three minutes at the Carrier Dome. She cut the lead to one with 2:24 to go and then fed Kailah Kempney to tie with 39 seconds left. Tumolo ranks second in scoring with 89 points and first in assists with 41 for the Orange, which is in the final four for the third time in five years.
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